Towing with EV pickup poses charging challenges

“Electric pickups hauling trailers create a new charging station problem as many locations don’t have pull-through stations. Without the ability to charge without unhitching a trailer, adoption could suffer for those looking to use the towing capabilities of the upcoming EVs.” – read the full report at

This perceived problem is addressed by the adoption of a “Range Extender”–a “Rex”–fitted either on the primary mover or the trailer itself. The CLEVA collaboration with Mahle GMBH will bring manageable relief to those concerned about range anxiety in the commercial transport sector.

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